The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -8.08%
Test Automation
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 188 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 67.36% 65.05% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 115 90
Median daily rate £350 £316 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £26.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicestershire region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire